Sr. Financial Analyst

Fox Sports
Fort Lauderdale
05 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract type
Full time

FOX Sports Florida is searching for a Sr. Financial Analyst to join their team in Ft. Lauderdale. This position is responsible for supporting all financial functions of the business including monthly financial close, journal entries, and monthly forecasting. The incumbent will also be responsible for special financial projects as required.

  • Meets financial deadlines and deliverables for each monthly close to allow the business to accurately track financial performance
  • Prepares monthly production flash and forecasts, rights summary, forecasts and updates in E1, and discusses forecast issues with respective departments
  • Prepares variance reconciliations, reviews balance sheet monthly & makes recommendations on action items
  • Provides accounting, financial and procedural guidance to staff and management
  • Works closely with Advertising Sales Management – Analyzes advertising sales revenues; tracks historical performance; and projects future performance
  • Prepares pacing reports, snapshot reports, and any other ad hoc reporting useful to advertising sales management
  • Manages company A/P process to ensure compliance with company policies and handles all vendor issues associated with making timely vendor payments
  • Responds to ad hoc financial analysis requests from corporate and prepares specialized reporting documents
  • Manages all miscellaneous accounts receivable items including underwritten events, visitor feeds and collection issues associated with these billings

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related business discipline and 3 or more years of experience in a financial role
  • The ability to prioritize assignments and projects with a high sense of urgency is a must
  • Excellent verbal and written skills are required
  • Outstanding organizational, process management, problem solving and time management skills are required
  • Solid technical and functional skills are a must
  • Strong Excel knowledge is a must and E1 integrated general ledger software experience is highly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge with financial statement analysis & financial modeling
  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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